• L. Toro, C. Andrade, J. Fullea, I. Martínez, N. Rebolledo
    (2011). Advances in Modeling Concrete Service Life. RILEM Bookseries, vol 3, pp. 53-63. Springer, Dordrecht

    Abstract
    It is commonly mentioned that in concrete chloride induced corrosion is controlled by the oxygen content in such a manner that in water saturated conditions no oxygen will [...]

  • N. Rebolledo, C. Andrade
    (2011). Advances in Modeling Concrete Service Life. RILEM Bookseries, vol 3, pp. 43-51. Springer, Dordrecht

    Abstract
    In marine environments, reinforcement corrosion develops due to the penetration of chlorides through the concrete pores. Initially the corrosion appears as localized attack, [...]

  • C. Andrade
    (2011). Advances in Modeling Concrete Service Life. RILEM Bookseries, vol 3, pp. 1-10. Springer, Dordrecht

    Abstract
    Concrete protects the steel embedded until carbonation front or the ­chloride threshold reaches the rebar. Then a corrosion process develops. In present paper the corrosion [...]

  • C. Andrade, N. Rebolledo, F. Pedrosa
    ICCRRR 2012 (2012).

    Abstract
    Reinforcement corrosion develops due to the penetration of chlorides or of the carbonation front through the concrete pores and corrosion develops if enough moisture is present. [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Informes de la Construcción (1982). Vol. 33 (339), pp. 33-41

    Abstract
    La investigación en el campo de la corrosión de armaduras ha ido siempre muchos años con retraso respecto de los avances conseguidos en otros campos de [...]

  • C. Andrade, J. González
    Materiales de Construcción (1978). Vol. 28 (169), pp. 49-62

    Abstract
    El estudio del efecto de un determinado aditivo sobre la corrosión de las armaduras, o el de un hormigón con fisuras, o sometido a ambientes marinos o, en fin, [...]

  • C. Andrade, S. Algaba, J. González
    Materiales de Construcción (1981). Vol. 31 (181), pp. 45-53

    Abstract
    Los componentes ácidos de la atmósfera, en particular el CO<sub>2</sub>, pueden neutralizar (carbonatar) el electrólito que llena los poros [...]

  • B. Perepérez, E. Barberá, C. Andrade
    Informes de la Construcción (2012). Vol. 38 (388), pp. 17-24

    Abstract
    The deterioration of concrete structures is the result of the interaction between them and the environment. In this study, comments are made on the most decisive environmental [...]

  • M. Pérez, F. Triviño, C. Andrade
    Materiales de Construcción (2012). Vol. 31 (182), pp. 49-68

    Abstract
    El cemento aluminoso, cuya obtención se basa en la fusión de bauxita y caliza, ha demostrado desde que fue patentado en Francia, en 1908 por Cementos Lafarge, [...]

  • Mathematica Balkanica (2012). 26 (3-4), 277-284

    Abstract
    Problem of gas fow in looped network is nonlinear problem and these kind of problems have to be solved using some kind of iterative procedure. For the pipeline network, two [...]

  • Mathematica Balkanica (2012). 26 (3-4), 285-292

    Abstract
    Darcy’s flow friction factor is expressed in implicit form in some of the relations such as Colebrook’s and have to be solved by iteration procedure because the [...]

  • D. Brkić, Ž. Ćojbašić
    Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience (2016). 2016, article 5242596

    Abstract
    Nowadays, the Colebrook equation is used as a mostly accepted relation for the calculation of fluid flow friction factor. However, the Colebrook equation is implicit with [...]

  • International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2016). 93, 513-515

    Abstract
    New explicit approximations to the implicitly given Colebrook equation for flow friction factor are given. They are with improved accuracy compared with the one recently published [...]

  • Spreadsheets in Education (eJSiE) (2016). 9 (2), article 4646

    Abstract
    An example of hydraulic design project for teaching purpose is presented. Students’ task is to develop a looped distribution network for water (i.e. to determinate node [...]

  • A. Aznárez, D. Brkić, S. Contini, M. Christou, S. Tarantola
    (2016). Publications Office of the European Union

    Abstract
    The purpose of this study is to provide the Commission with the information necessary for the assessment of the economic, social, and environmental impacts of a possible extension [...]

  • D. Brkić, Ž. Ćojbašić
    Fluids (2017). 2 (2), article 15

    Abstract
    This paper presents evolutionary optimization of explicit approximations of the empirical Colebrook’s equation that is used for the calculation of the turbulent friction [...]

  • Spreadsheets in Education (eJSiE) (2017). 10 (2), article 4663

    Abstract
    Empirical Colebrook equation implicit in unknown flow friction factor (λ) is an accepted standard forcalculation of hydraulic resistance in hydraulically smooth and [...]

  • D. Brkić, P. Praks
    Applied Sciences (2018). 8 (11), article 2036

    Abstract
    This paper provides a new unified formula for Newtonian fluids valid for all pipe flow regimes from laminar to fully rough turbulent flow.This includes laminar flow; the unstable [...]

  • P. Praks, D. Brkić
    Advances in Civil Engineering (2018). 2018, article 5451034

    Abstract
    The empirical Colebrook equation from 1939 is still accepted as an informal standard way to calculate the friction factor of turbulent flows (4000 < Re < 108) through [...]

  • P. Praks, D. Brkić
    Energies (2018). 11 (7), article 1825

    Abstract
    The 80 year-old empirical Colebrook function ξ, widely used as an informal standard for hydraulic resistance, relates implicitly the unknown flow friction factor λ, [...]

  • P. Praks, D. Brkić
    Processes (2018). 6 (8), article 130

    Abstract
    The Colebrook equation is implicitly given in respect to the unknown flow friction factor λ; λ=ζ(Re, ε∗, λ)which cannot be expressed [...]

  • P. Praks, D. Brkić
    Water (2018). 10 (9), article 1175

    Abstract
    Widely used in hydraulics, the Colebrook equation for flow friction relates implicitly to the input parameters; the Reynolds number, Re and the relative roughness of an inner [...]

  • D. Brkić, P. Praks
    Mathematics (2019). 7 (5), article 410

    Abstract
    This reply gives two corrections of typographical errors in respect to the commented article, and then provides few comments in respect to the discussion and one improved [...]

  • D. Brkić, P. Praks
    Mathematics (2019). 7 (1), article 34

    Abstract
    The Colebrook equation is a popular model for estimating friction loss coefficients in water and gas pipes. The model is implicit in the unknown flow friction factor, f . [...]

  • D. Brkić, P. Praks
    Applied Sciences (2019). 9 (10), article 2019

    Abstract
    Hardy Cross originally proposed a method for analysis of flow in networks of conduits or conductors in 1936. His method was the first really useful engineering method in the [...]

  • D. Brkić, P. Praks
    Fluids (2019). 4 (2), article 73

    Abstract
    The original and improved versions of the Hardy Cross iterative method with related modifications are today widely used for the calculation of fluid flow through conduits [...]

  • D. Brkić, P. Praks
    Computation (2019). 7 (3), article 48

    Abstract
    The logarithmic Colebrook flow friction equation is implicitly given in respect to an unknown flow friction factor. Traditionally, an explicit approximation of the Colebrook [...]

  • D. Brkić, P. Praks
    Fluids (2019). 4 (3), article 114

    Abstract
    Even a relatively simple equation such as Colebrook’s offers a lot of possibilities to students to increase their computational skills. The Colebrook’s equation [...]

  • P. Praks, D. Brkić
    Mathematics (2020). 8(5), article 796

    Abstract
    In this reply, we present updated approximations to the Colebrook equation for flow friction. The equations are equally computational simple, but with increased accuracy thanks [...]

  • A. Tissari, T. Korhonen, T. Kling, A. Korkealaakso, T. Hakkarainen, T. Hakkarainen
    International Conference Marine Design 2020 - Papers (2020).

    Abstract
    The fire safety effect of using fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) as the primary construction material in a fishing research vessel was studied by fire simulations. The effect [...]

  • Tuula Hakkarainen's personal collection (2020). 3

    Abstract
    Eurooppalaisen FIBRESHIP-tutkimusprojektin tavoitteena on kehittää suunnittelu- ja tuotantomenetelmäkokonaisuus, joka mahdollistaa yli 50 metrin pituisen laivan [...]

  • Book of Proceedings - Nordic Fire and Safety Days 2018 (2018).

    Abstract
    The European FIBRESHIP research project aims to develop a comprehensive set of methods that would enable the building of the complete hull and superstructure of over 50-metre-long [...]

  • M. Blanco-Varela, C. Andade, A. Macías
    Materiales de Construcción (2012). Vol. 34 (195), pp. 55-66

    Abstract
    In previous work on galvanized reinforcements in contact with Ca-containing highly alkaline media, the authors have reported the existence of a threshold pH below whith such [...]

  • Tuula Hakkarainen's personal collection (2020). 1

    Abstract
    Kuituvahvisteisia polymeereja eli lujitemuoveja käytetään nykyisin laajalti kevyiden alusten runkorakenteissa, kun aluksen pituus on enintään 50 metriä. [...]

  • C. Andrade, J. Rodríguez
    Informes de la Construcción (2012). Vol. 38 (383), pp. 49-53

    Abstract
    En un sistema de las características del presente, los elementos metálicos que pueden sufrir corrosión son principalmente la malla y los conectores que [...]

  • P. Praks, D. Brkić
    Mathematics (2020). 8 (1), artice 26

    Abstract
    The empirical logarithmic Colebrook equation for hydraulic resistance in pipes implicitly considers the unknown flow friction factor. Its explicit approximations, used to [...]

  • W. López, S. Feliu, J. González, C. Andrade
    Materiales de Construcción (2012). Vol. 41 (223), pp. 5-17

    Abstract
    Steel in contact with fresh concrete is covered by a layer of passivating oxydes due to the alkaline nature of the pore solution. The presence of oxygen plays an important [...]

  • F. Pedrosa, C. Andrade
    (2011). Advances in Modeling Concrete Service Life. RILEM Bookseries, vol 3, pp. 33-42. Springer, Dordrecht

    Abstract
    Behavior, time evolution and variability of the corrosion process in reinforced concrete structures is an important factor to have in mind if structural service life is to [...]

  • J. Balayssac, C. Andrade, J. Sánchez, H. Scheel
    (2011). Non-Destructive Assessment of Concrete Structures: Reliability and Limits of Single and Combined Techniques. RILEM State of the Art Reports, Vol 1, pp. 305-334, Springer, Dordrecht

    Abstract
    The structures involved are prestressed concrete structures. The aim is to detect either failures of prestressing cables (or strands) or as a preventive [...]

  • M. Gómez, C. Andrade
    Materiales de Construcción (2012). Vol. 38 (212), pp. 5-20

    Abstract
    Gypsum is a relatively lovi/-cost building material much abounding in our country. When it is put in contact with steel, it may produce high corrosion rates due to its pH [...]

  • C. Andrade, A. Macías
    Materiales de Construcción (2012). Vol. 31 (184), pp. 83-93

    Abstract
    Las armaduras galvanizadas han mostrado un comportamiento errático en los ensayos llevados a cabo hasta ahora, encontrándose en la literatura datos muy contradictorios. [...]

  • A. Macías, C. Andrade
    Materiales de Construcción (2012). Vol. 36 (204), pp. 19-28

    Abstract
    In previous works on galvanized reinforcements in contact with Ca- containing highly alkaline media, the authors have reported the existence of a threshold pH of 13,3 ± [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Informes de la Construcción (2012). Vol. 44 (422), pp. 39-48

    Abstract
    Until recently has not become evident the magnitude of the problem that the corrosion of the reinforcement supposes for concrete technology. That is why, when aluminous cement [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Informes de la Construcción (2012). Vol. 40 (398), pp. 7-14

    Abstract
    During the last 20 years, the corrosion of concrete rebars is increasily being considered a major problem due the high costs spent by some Governments on repair and of civil [...]

  • Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 9

    Abstract
    Today, fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) materials are extensively used for building lightweight hull structures of vessels with length up to about 50 metres, whereas in [...]

  • J. Rodríguez, C. Andrade
    Informes de la Construcción (2012). Vol. 36 (366), pp. 37-52

    Abstract
    Cracks appears in reinforced concrete structures as something inherent to the material they are composed. Causes of diverse kind advise to control this cracking, considering [...]

  • Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 5

    Abstract
    Presentation given to Academics, students and researchers at the "Composites at Bernal Seminar Series", Bernal Institute, University of Limerick

  • M. Prieto, P. Tanner, C. Andrade, F. Tavares, R. D'Andrea
    Construction and Building Materials (2013). Vol. 39, pp. 9-18

    Abstract
    The design of concrete structures is usually made by means of a performance approach based on strength tests carried out following testing conditions agreed by convention. [...]

  • H. Figueiras, S. Nunes, J. Coutinho, C. Andrade
    Cement and Concrete Research (2014). Vol. 45, pp. 209-226

    Abstract
    In the last years many approaches to design SCC have been developed, but it remains a very complex process since it is necessary to manipulate several variables and understand [...]

  • J. Rodríguez, C. Andrade, D. Izquierdo, P. Tanner
    Hormigón y Acero (2014). Vol. 65 (272), pp. 123-132

    Abstract
    The reinforcement corrosion is one of the major problems with relevant economic impact in the life cycle of concrete structures and that is why it is necessary to optimize [...]

  • C. Andrade, R. Martínez, M. Sanjuán
    Hormigón y Acero (2014). Vol. 65 (272), pp. 133-140

    Abstract
    The CEN/TC 250/SC2 and TC104/SC1 Committees have established a Joint Working Group, JWG TC250/TC104, in order to review all the durability aspects related to durability in [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Structural Concrete (2015). Vol. 16 (2), pp. 1-2

  • S. Tang, Y. Yao, C. Andrade, Z. Li
    Cement and Concrete Research (2015). Vol. 78 (Part A), pp. 143-154

    Abstract
    The durability of concrete has attracted significant attention over the past several decades and is still a research hotspot until now. This paper reviews and discusses [...]

  • J. Torres, C. Andrade
    (2014). Durability of Reinforced Concrete from Composition to Protection. Springer, Cham

    Abstract
    The study of the influence of concrete crack width on corrosion of steel reinforcement due to exposure to aggressive environments is very important for durability design. [...]

  • M. Prieto, P. Tanner, C. Andrade
    Materials and Structures (2016). Vol. 49, pp. 4749-4763

    Abstract
    With the growth and ageing of the stock of existing structures, structural assessment and retrofitting are fast acquiring a significant role in the construction industry. [...]

  • C. Andrade, A. Cesetti, G. Mancini, F. Tondolo
    Structural Concrete (2016). Vol. 17 (4), pp. 533-540

    Abstract
    The corrosion of reinforcement in concrete is the most common degradation phenomenon of reinforced concrete structures. Reinforced concrete elements subjected to corrosion [...]

  • S. Chinchón-Payá, C. Andrade, S. Chinchón-Yepes
    Cement and Concrete Research (2016). Vol. 82, pp. 87-91

    Abstract
    A method to substitute the recognized toxic phenolphthalein in mortars and concretes is proposed. It comprises putting a portland cement sample in contact with an innocuous [...]

  • T. Rosseel, I. Maruyama, Y. Pape, O. Kontani, A. Giorla, I. Remec, J. Wall, M. Sircar, C. Andrade, M. Ordoñez
    Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology (2016). Vol. 14 (7), pp. 368-383

    Abstract
    A review of the current state of knowledge on the effects of radiation on concrete in nuclear power production applications is presented. Emphasis is placed on the effects [...]

  • F. Xi, S. Davis, P. Ciais, D. Crawford-Brown, D. Guan, C. Pade, T. Shi, M. Syddall, J. Lv, L. Ji, L. Bing, J. Wang, . Wei, K. Yang, B. Lagerblad, I. Galan, C. Andrade, Y. Zhang, Z. Liu
    Nature Geoscience (2016). Vol. 9, pp. 880-883

    Abstract
    Calcination of carbonate rocks during the manufacture of cement produced 5% of global CO2 emissions from all industrial process and fossil-fuel combustion in 20131,2. [...]

  • A. Jurado, C. Garcia, E. Sanchez, P. Beltran
    TSI SL's personal collection (2020). 3

    Abstract
    Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) materials are widely used in the construction of small-length vessels due to their light weight and high strength to weight ratio. However, [...]

  • TSI SL's personal collection (2020). 2

    Abstract
    The main objective of the FIBRESHIP project is to enable the building of the complete hull and superstructure of large-length seagoing and inland ships in FRP materials by [...]

  • A. Jurado, . C.Garcia, . E.Sanchez
    TSI SL's personal collection (2020). 1

    Abstract
    FIBRESHIP (H2020, Grant 723360) is an ambitious innovation project funded by the European Commission, which is participated by 18 European partners led by the Spanish [...]

  • Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 6

    Abstract
    Fourth dissemination action for university students for increasing the interest in the use of fibre-reinforced polymers for large-length vessels design and shipbuilding in [...]

  • Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 4

    Abstract
    First dissemination action for university students at the School of Naval and Ocean Engineering (ETSINO) of Cartagena University (UPCT) with the intention of increasing the [...]

  • C. Andrade
    (2016). Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures, pp.269-288

    Abstract
    The concept of service life in the science in reinforcement corrosion has evolved from a basic description of phenomena to a more detailed engineering perspective [...]

  • F. Pedrosa, C. Andrade
    Construction and Building Materials (2017). Vol. 133, pp. 525-533

    Abstract
    Reinforcement corrosion leads to several damage types that influence the structure service lifetime, among which can be mentioned the cracking of concrete cover due to the [...]

  • L. Saucedo-Mora, C. Andrade, C. López, J. Sánchez, A. Zamora
    Structural Control and Health Monitoring (2017). Vol. 25 (1), pp. 1-11

    Abstract
    The reinforced concrete structures need to be monitored to ensure their structural integrity, but sometimes those measurements are very local, and the instrument is complex [...]

  • J. Sánchez, J. Fullea, C. Andrade
    Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics (2017). Vol. 92, pp. 229-232

    Abstract
    Steel rebar corrosion is the main cause of reinforced concrete structure deterioration and shortened service life. A number of corrosion mechanisms induce geometric flaws [...]

  • Z. Yang, R. Polder, J. Col, C. Andrade
    Cement and Concrete Research (2017). Vol. 100, pp. 186-202

    Abstract
    Two modified Mg-Al hydrotalcites (MHTs), (MHT-pAB and MHT-NO2) were incorporated into mortar (with different w/c ratios) in two different ways: (1) as one of the [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Journal of Structural Integrity and Maintenance (2017). Vol. 2 (4), pp. 200-208

    Abstract
    The relatively premature failure of structures by steel corrosion has increased interest in incorporating to the standards calculation of the time to corrosion. These models [...]

  • J. Sánchez, J. Fullea, C. Andrade
    Engineering Fracture Mechanics (2017). Vol. 186, pp. 410-422

    Abstract
    Stress corrosion cracking, a mechanism governing steel deterioration, has yet to be fully understood. This article introduces a supplement to the surface mobility mechanism [...]

  • C. Andrade
    ALCONPAT (2018). Vol. 8 (3), pp. 264-279

    Abstract
    This paper describes the use of concrete electrical resistivity as durability performance parameter and the complementary information that resistivity can provide like: setting [...]

  • C. Andrade
    ALCONPAT (2018). Vol. 8 (3), pp. I-V

    Abstract
    Anniversaries are a good excuse to make some summaries of historical events. Very briefly, some advances made from the initial research in the speciality of reinforcement [...]

  • Florencia Lazzari's personal collection (2020). 1

    Abstract
    A Model Predictive Control (MPC) was developed to optimize the performance of a residential heat pump. To test the MPC, the real system was replaced by a Modelica emulator [...]

  • E. Pazini, C. Andrade
    ALCONPAT (2018). Vol. 8 (3), pp. 288-301

    Abstract
    The present work evaluates the influence of five different types of coatings applied on the rebar on apparent diffusion coefficient of oxygen (Dap (O2)) and on the corrosion [...]

  • A. Panchón-Montaño, J. Sánchez, C. Andrade, J. Fullea, E. Moreno, V. Matres
    Construction and Building Materials (2018). Vol. 189, p. 1303

    Abstract
    The authors regret that Equation 1: 30%w Ni not is correct. Should be changed to 30%w N, so that is; PREn = %w Cr + 3.3%w Mo + 30%w N-%w Mn. Footnote in [...]

  • A. Panchón-Montaño, J. Sánchez, C. Andrade, J. Fullea, E. Moreno, V. Matres
    Construction and Building Materials (2018). Vol. 186, pp. 495-502

    Abstract
    Stainless steel rebars is used to lengthen the service life of structures in aggressive media. Corrosion resistance was studied in five grades of mortar-embedded stainless [...]

  • C. Andrade, M. Sanjuán
    Sustainability (2018). Vol. 10 (12), pp. 1-15

    Abstract
    The fabrication of cement clinker releases CO2 due to the calcination of the limestone used as raw material, which contributes to the greenhouse effect. The industry [...]

  • P. Linares, C. Andrade, D. Baza
    (2018). Service Life and Durability of Reinforced Concrete Structures. RILEM Bookseries, Vol 17, pp. 87-97. Springer, Cham

    Abstract
    One of the most relevant mechanisms that influence the life service of concrete (carbonation, compactness, alkaline protection) is gas diffusion through its mass. However, [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Materials and Structures (2018). Vol. 52 (2), pp. 1-26

    Abstract
    Reinforcement corrosion is the risk most frequently cited to justify concrete durability research. The number of studies specifically devoted to corrosion propagation, once [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Ochrona przed Korozją (2019). Vol. 1 (4)

    Abstract
    Concrete protects the steel of the reinforcements in a similar manner than do the paints but with the particularity that it is a material chemically active and evolving for [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Ochrona przed Korozją (2019). Vol. 2019 (2)

    Abstract
    Concrete protects the steel of the reinforcements in a similar manner than do the paints but with the particularity that it is a material chemically active and evolving for [...]

  • Presentations at Congresses and Seminars (2018). 1

    Abstract
    For the past several years, composite marine structures have been designed but without having a complete characterization the composite materials. The main reason is due to [...]

  • P. Linares-Alemparte, C. Andrade, D. Baza
    Construction and Building Materials (2019). Vol. 198, pp. 710-717

    Abstract
    Concrete carbonation induced by gas transport has an adverse effect on the service life of the steel-reinforced material. Gas tightness is crucial where concrete [...]

  • Joel Jurado's journal papers (2019). 1

    Abstract
    This work proposes a calibration procedure to obtain the material parameters required by the Serial/Parallel Mixing Theory for the analysis of composites. A set of experimental [...]

  • M. Caicedo, J. Mroginski, S. Toro, M. Raschi, A. Huespe, J. Oliver
    Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering (2019). Vol. 26 (4), pp. 771-192 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    A High-Performance Reduced-Order Model (HPROM) technique, previously presented by the authors in the context of hierarchical multiscale models for non linear-materials undergoing [...]

  • T. Titscher, J. Oliver, J. Unger
    Journal of engineering mechanics (2019). Vol. 145 (7), pp. 1-13 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    Quasi-brittle materials exhibit strain softening. Their modeling requires regularized constitutive formulations to avoid instabilities on the material level. A commonly used [...]

  • T. Burczynski, J. Oliver, M. Pietrzyk, A. Huespe
    International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering (2019). Vol. 17 (3), pp. V-VI

  • C. Méndez, J. Podestá, S. Toro, A. Huespe, J. Oliver
    International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering (2019). Vol. 17 (3), pp. 261-280

    Abstract
    The objective of this paper is the design of three-dimensional elastic metamaterials with periodic microarchitectures. The microarchitectures of these materials are attained [...]

  • N. Nash, A. Portela, C. Bachour, I. Manolakis, A. Comer, A. Comer
    Composites Part B: Engineering (2019). Composites Part B 177 (2019) 107271

    Abstract
    Glass-fibre reinforced polymer (GFRP) laminates were manufactured using Vacuum assisted Resin Transfer Moulding (VaRTM) with a range of thermosetting resins and a novel infusible [...]

  • J. Podestá, C. Méndez, S. Toro, A. Huespe, J. Oliver
    International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (2018). Vol. 115 (3), pp. 269-292 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    New tools for the design of metamaterials with periodic microarchitectures are presented. Initially, a two‐scale material design approach is adopted. At the structure scale, [...]

  • J. Oliver, M. Caicedo, A. Huespe, J. Hernández, E. Roubin
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2017). Vol. 313, pp. 560-595 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    The paper proposes some new computational strategies for affordably solving multiscale fracture problems through a FE2 approach. To take into account the mechanical effects [...]

  • C. Dávalos, J. Cante, J. Hernández, J. Oliver
    International Journal of Solids and Structures (2015). Vol. 71, pp. 99-125 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    The aim of this work is to describe a numerical framework for reliably and robustly simulating the different kinematic conditions exhibited by granular materials while spreading [...]

  • N. Nash, C. Sirerol, A. Portela, I. Manolakis, A. Comer
    ICCS 21, International Conference on Composite Structures, Bologna, Italy

    Abstract
    Glass-fibre reinforced polymer (GRP) composite materials are the most widely adopted amongst fibrereinforced polymer composites globally, with approximately 1 million tons [...]

  • A. Portela, N. Nash, C. Sirerol, I. Manolakis, A. Comer
    Conference on Marine Aging of Polymers and mechanical performance, Brest, France

    Abstract
    Fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials find increasing acceptance and application in a number of transport sectors due to their lightweight nature, which provides [...]

  • N. Nash, A. Portela, C. Sirerol, I. Manolakis, A. Comer
    MECHCOMP, 5th international Conference on Mechanics of Composites, Lisbon, Portugal

    Abstract
    Fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials find increasing acceptance and application in a number of transport sectors (aviation, land & waterborne transport) [...]

  • T. Gobikannan, A. Portela, C. Athavale, A. Comer, A. Haldar
    Open Access Repository of the FIBRESHIP project (2020). 10

    Abstract
    In the marine industry, Fibre-reinforced polymers (FRP) are currently dominating the manufacture of vessels up to 50m in length, with liquid resin infusion (LRI) being the [...]

  • J. Oliver, M. Caicedo, M. Roubin, A. Huespe, J. Hernández
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2015). Vol. 294, pp. 384-427

    Abstract
    A new approach to two-scale modeling of propagating fracture, based on computational homogenization (FE2), is presented. The specific features of the approach are: a) a continuum [...]

  • J. Oliver, M. Caicedo, E. Roubin, A. Huespe
    Key engineering materials (2014). Vol. 627, pp. 349-352 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    This paper presents a FE2 multi-scale framework for numerical modeling of the structural failure of heterogeneous quasi-brittle materials. The model is assessed by application [...]

  • J. Hernández, J. Oliver, A. Huespe, M. Caicedo, J. Cante
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2014). Vol. 276, pp. 149-189 (Preprint)

    Abstract
    A novel model-order reduction technique for the solution of the fine-scale equilibrium problem appearing in computational homogenization is presented. The reduced set of empirical [...]